Recipe Details

Made in the sunny state of San Diego, this seafood appetizer is guaranteed to make diners swim to your restaurant in waves! Plated with a broth side made from shaved and blended lobster shells, this poached lobster feature is served on a bed of OLD BAY®-seasoned, buttered asparagus. 

For the Lobster:

  1. Poach lobster for 2-3 minutes in acidic water.
  2. Remove to ice bath.
  3. Pull meat from shells and save shells for lobster broth. (Recipe follows.)

For the Lobster Broth:

  1. Blend lobster shells in blender with other ingredients.
  2. Strain through cheese cloth and chinois.

For the Asparagus:

  1. Put 1 cup of water in pan and heat on low, slowly stirring in butter to emulsify.
  2. Place spears in water and cook until tender.
  3. Halfway through add OLD BAY® Seasoning.
  4. Remove asparagus and poach lobster basting until done.

For the Plating, Garnish & Serving:

  1. On a plate, place asparagus decoratively and top with lobster and a side of lobster broth.